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Lots of female candidates running this year

It’s that kind of year. Inside a classroom at a community college in downtown Dallas, a group of two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped would be their future titles: Congresswoman. Dallas County judge. State representative. It was part of a training held by EMILY’s List, an organization dedicated […]

Record number of LGBT candidates running this year

OutSmart does the math. A record 40 openly LGBTQ people will run for public office in Texas in 2018, according to an extensive review by OutSmart. That’s roughly twice as many as in any previous election cycle in the state’s history. The unprecedented field of LGBTQ candidates includes two for governor, one for Texas Supreme […]